The Best Fashion for Tall Women
Things are looking up in the world of fashion. Meet 5 women 5'10" and taller who love every inch of themselves.
By Lambeth Hochwald
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the January 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Zulema Griffin, 31, 5'11"
Griffin, a filmmaker and Project Runway designer (season 2), solves the lanky-arms issue by layering: Find a tee with sleeves that hit the wrist (Lutz & Patmos), then add a cardigan (Tory Burch) and a jacket with pushed-up sleeves (Zulema). "Don't fear your height—own it. People love that you make a statement when you enter a room," says Griffin. Teased as a kid ("I was called Giraffe"), she does find that shopping can be a pain, especially for jeans (James Jeans, extralong).
Necklace, Sevan; shoes, Valentino